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Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa

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Address: Amuri Avenue, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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US$213.65*
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Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Jet Boat Day Trip from Christchurch
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Good pools quite expensive though

The pools are nice and relaxing, however there is only so much time you can sit in a hot pool for, there aren't many seating areas outside of these. All lockers are outside and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The pools are nice and relaxing, however there is only so much time you can sit in a hot pool for, there aren't many seating areas outside of these. All lockers are outside and are quite complicated to use. So consequently you spend time queuing to get access to yours while everyone tries to work the system out. Not great... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our first experience at hammer springs, clean warm and well guarded. The water is warm and liked how separate the family area was, even though you could hear the noise it was hidden so more relaxing!

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Legana, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped into Hanmer Springs on our second last day of our trip just to relax and certainly did. Great place for a family. Not that far off the major highway. All good.

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Thank DagzandLynnda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place offers different types of thermal pools and spa facilities which can be used for relaxing and rejuvenating. The water used in the terminal pools are sourced from the natural resources like the hot groundwater. It has got different pools like mineral pool and sulphur pool etc where you can take a dip and the mineral rich content of... More 

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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a relaxing day in the pools! A lot of choices, nice people and not that crowded when we where there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great way to relax and cool off after a drive down from Blenheim in 30 deg C heat! We stayed at the Drifters Inn over road and they provided free pool towels so it was just a $2 coin for the locker and we were in business ($2 = 2 hours). To get a locker it couldn't be... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On the plus side, there are quite a few different pools with different temperatures- most which are safe for pregnant women. Had a relaxing time with nice water jet massages in one of the pools. Just make sure you go towards the end of the day when it's quieter. Just felt it was quite expensive for what it was and... More 

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When we visited it was a holiday weekend so it was very busy however we really enjoyed the experience of the pools. Once we got used to the odour, the hot sulphur pools were very good as were the hydro massage pools, all very relaxing. Definitely worth a visit !

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a number of interconnected hot springs of differing temperatures, adequate change rooms and suit, towel rentals. If you love hot springs, you will probably enjoy this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location of pools with varying temperatures from 36 to 41 degrees in the pools. Plenty of space. Everyone very friendly. Spent two hours relaxing and then had massages which were wonderful and very soothing at the spa. Receptionists were very helpful and looked after us both. Great feeling having this done before leaving to return back home to Auckland... More 

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